Wisconsin Legislative Redistricting, Question 1 (1952)

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The Wisconsin Legislative Redistricting Question, also known as The Legislative Reapportionment Question, was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

  • This question sought the Wisconsin voters' approval regarding the redistribution of the legislature by area and population.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No753,09252.20%
Yes 689,615 47.80%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1954

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall the Constitution be amended to provide for the establishment of either senate or assembly districts on an area as well as population basis?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • The referendum was placed on the ballot under Ch.728 of the Wisconsin Laws of 1951.[1]

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